Telephony

November 7, 2006 - 4:54am

International Communications Group (Booth No. 1447) is making it easier to reach out and touch someone. The Newport News, Va. company says its latest system, the AeroCom 1100 cabin telecommunications unit (CTU), provides an automated, integrated package that supports telephone, fax and data services for small to medium-sized business jets.

November 6, 2006 - 8:48am

Responding to customer input, Verizon Airfone said it will continue providing MagnaStar phone users with air-to-ground communications “through at least Dec. 31, 2007.” This action reverses a Verizon decision this summer to exit the air-to-ground phone business on December 4, an action that would have left some 4,100 Teledyne Control MagnaStar users without service.

October 9, 2006 - 10:14am

Responding to customer input, Verizon Airfone said it will continue providing MagnaStar phone users with air-to-ground communications “through at least December 31, 2007.” This action reverses a Verizon decision this summer to exit the air-to-ground phone business on December 4, an action that would have left some 4,100 Teledyne Control MagnaStar users without service.

September 12, 2006 - 12:19pm

It didn’t take long for Iridium resellers to start targeting MagnaStar customers after Verizon Airfone’s July announcement that it plans to exit the general aviation business. AirCell last month introduced Axxess EZ, a two-channel Iridium satcom system that is intended as a direct replacement for the old MagnaStar phones.

 
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